This is a Vase.
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Stephen E. Kelly//Kelly Gallery, New York as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.
This vase by Jean Dunand, on view in the 1925 Paris exposition, is a masterpiece of the designer’s eggshell lacquer technique, one that he developed after studying with Seizo Sugawara, a Japanese lacquer master who had immigrated to Paris earlier in the century.
It is credited
Stephen E. Kelly/Kelly Gallery, New York.
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Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 26 × 15.9 cm (10 1/4 × 6 1/4 in.)
It has the following markings
Signed JEAN DUNAND in red lacquer underneath.
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.